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Top 10 DSLR Cameras that Fits your Budget

Written on November 29, 2010 by R. Cruise

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DLSR photograpy is a major trend these days. If you are a photo enthusiast who does not have the money to splurge big on DSLR cameras, take cues from the list below and be a few steps away in capturing beautiful photos.

Abstract expressionist photographer Aaron Siskind once said that, “ is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” True enough, it is not sufficient to just own a point and shoot camera in order to capture which exude color, vibrant and depth. Digital Single Reflex cameras or commonly known as DLSR make all these differences.

DLSR photography is a major trend these days. People who have basic knowledge on photgraphy are able to produce professional-looking photos with just a press of a shutter of a camera. The main challenge when purchasing a camera is its price. Better choose a camera which fits your needs, skills and more importantly, your budget.

To give you an idea of budget-friendly DLSR cameras, Gadg gathered ten options that might be compatible to your budget and needs.

1. D40
This Nikon model is one of the most affordable . It features 6.1-megapixel CCD, 2.5-inch LCD, built-in flash and Zoom-Nikkor lens. However, it is not equipped with Image Stabilization, AF motor system and Dust Reduction.

2. EOS Rebel XS
A Canon product which has 10 CMOS Megapixel Resolution, High Magnification Viewfinder and DIGIC III Image Processor.

3. Nikon D3000

If you are looking for an cheap upgrade from D40, D3000 is a good choice. It features 10.2-megapixel DX-format imaging sensor,Zoom-Nikkor VR Image Stabilization lens and in-camera image editing.

4. Canon Digital Rebel XSi
This is another Canon camera that is big in features but does not cost a lot. Canon Digital Rebel XSi has 12.2-megapixel CMOS sensor, 3.0-inch LCD display and EOS Integrated Cleaning system.

5. Olympus Evolt E620
A camera from Olypus that is packed with superb features. It has 12.3-megapixel Live MOS sensor, Zuiko lens and 2.7-inch HyperCrystal III Swivel LCD.

6. Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x is 12.4 megapixel DSLR camera equipped with Auto Picture and Scene Modes, HDR Image Capture and 11 Point Wide Angle Focus.

7. Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

The 10.2 megapixel Sony Alpha DSLR-A230 makes capturing images fun and compact. It features SteadyShot INSIDE™ image stabilization 2.7″ Clear Photo LCD Plus™ display and on-screen Help Guide.

8. Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1
This Lumix is not exactly a DLSR camera but having a DSLR-sized sensor and interchangeable lens made it to the cut. The camera has a 12.1-megapixel 4/3-type MOS sensor, ASPH.Mega OIS lens and Intelligent Auto (iA) mode.

9. Nikon D60
This is another option if you are looking for an upgrade from D40. It is a 10.2-megapixel camera with Vibration Reduction lens and atuomatically detects orientation of photo.

10.  Nikon D5000
Nikon D5000 is a bit pricey but it will be very useful for people who are sure of pursuing the field of photography. It features 12.3-megapixel DX-format CMOS image sensor, VR lens with image stabilization and D-Movie Mode with sound.


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